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Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jefferson County World War II Memorial

 
 
Jefferson County World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
1. Jefferson County World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In honor and memory
of the men and women
of Jefferson County
who served their country
in World War II
1701 served 31 died

 
Erected 1948 by Charlestown – Ranson Board of Trade.
 
Location. 39° 17.352′ N, 77° 51.591′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of E Washington Street (U.S. 340 Bus) and N George Street, on the right when traveling west on E Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E Washington Street, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Confederate Soldiers of Jefferson County (here, next to this marker); The Trial of John Brown (a few steps from this marker); John Yates (a few steps from this marker); New Central Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town (within
Markers at the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
2. Markers at the Courthouse
Several markers are here at the courthouse in Charles Town. The Jefferson County World War II Memorial is seen here to the left of the windows.
shouting distance of this marker); Charles Washington's Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Treason Trials (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Jefferson County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
3. Jefferson County Courthouse
The World War II marker is located on the front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. In 1859 John Brown was convicted here for his raid on Harpers Ferry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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